Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Set for 27th August 2013 Release on PS3 and PC
LONDON (May 23, 2013) – Square Enix Ltd., the publisher of SQUARE ENIX® interactive entertainment products in Europe and other PAL territories, today announced that FINAL FANTASY® XIV: A Realm Reborn™ and FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn Collector’s Edition are now available for pre-order . FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn is scheduled for release on 27th August, 2013, for both the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Windows PC systems. Monthly subscriptions for the game will start at £7.69 / €10.99.

PREORDER INCENTIVES

As well as the FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn game disc, fans who pre-order the standard or Collector’s Edition of the game will receive the following exclusive in-game content:

· Early Access: Access the game servers ahead of the official launch. Get your head start and make your mark in the realm of Eorzea!
· Cait Sith Doll Minion: On sabbatical from Shinra Inc. and looking for adventure, Cait Sith will join your party as a non-combat pet.
· Mog Cap: Show your love of FINAL FANTASY and strut around the world of Eorzea in this Moogle themed hat. Kupo!

COLLECTOR’S EDITION

The FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn Collector’s Edition will include:

Collector’s box designed by Yoshitaka Amano, legendary FINAL FANTASY artist
80-page “Art of Eorzea” hardcover art book featuring never-before-seen concept art
“The Waning of the Sixth Sun,” a special bonus video disc that takes a cinematic look at the events that led up to the realm being reborn
“Sounds of Eorzea” album that features musical scores by renowned FINAL FANTASY series composers
Five collectable character art cards
A FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn-branded security token to secure user accounts
In-game bonus items: Helm of Light, Baby Behemoth Minion, Coeurl Mount and Behemoth Barding


“It gives me great pleasure to announce the release date of FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn.

It has been a long road from the game’s inception to the beta, but thanks to your fervent support and invaluable feedback, the world of Eorzea will soon complete its journey of rebirth.

We have endeavoured to make the game affordable so that adventurers will be able to experience the vibrant world of Eorzea. We have also prepared a collector's edition version of the game, which includes a veritable assortment of premium items.

The new adventure begins on 27th August, 2013. I hope to see you all then!”

FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn Producer & Director

- Naoki Yoshida (Yoshi-P)


FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn and FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn Collector’s Edition are also available to pre-order as digital downloads from selected retailers and the Square Enix Store for Windows PC. The digital download of FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn Collector’s Edition will include all of the following in-game bonus items: Helm of Light, Baby Behemoth Minion, Coeurl Mount and Behemoth Barding.

FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn is a standalone title; new adventurers will not need to purchase the original FINAL FANTASY XIV title in order to play FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn. Owners of the original FINAL FANTASY XIV title will be able to download the Windows PC version of FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn for free.

For more information on FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn, visit: www.finalfantasyxiv.com

WARNING: GAME INSTALL REQUIREMENTS EXCEED CAPACITY OF PS3 12GB MODEL. INTERNAL HARD DISK DRIVE (e.g. MODEL: CECH-ZHD1) REQUIRED TO PLAY GAME.

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About Square Enix Ltd.
Square Enix Ltd., a part of the Square Enix Europe business unit, develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content in Europe and other PAL territories as part of the Square Enix Group. Square Enix Ltd. also has a global network of leading development studios such as IO Interactive™, Crystal Dynamics® and Eidos Montréal. The Square Enix Group boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property including: FINAL FANTASY, which has sold over 100 million units worldwide, DRAGON QUEST® which has sold over 61 million units worldwide and TOMB RAIDER® which has sold over 35 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix Ltd. is a London-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.

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